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446kWh/year for a TV + recorder?
Who buys something like that. You might as well throw your money out of the window right away. But the solution is quite simple. Don’t buy that crap and re-condition yourself to use the power switch.
@robert: No, 446 is *just* the typical set-top box and DVR, the TV is another 180kWh/year.
I’m calling bull on this article, my satellite receiver takes only 40kwh.